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Alex Degman
September 03, 2019 - 9:54 am
CHICAGO (KMOX) - The Illinois Lottery says it contributed a record amount of money to local school districts – with $731,250,000 contributed to the Common School Fund in the fiscal year 2019. Spokesman Jason Schaumburg says that's a nearly two percent increase over the previous year and a good...
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This March 8, 2019 photo shows a wall of video screens in the sports betting lounge at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City N.J. On May 8, 2019, Fox Sports announced it is buying nearly 5 percent of The Stars Group, the parent company of PokerStars, and that the two companies will offer sports betting in the fall in the U.S. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
May 08, 2019 - 7:20 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A major U.S. sports network is getting into the sports betting game. Fox Sports says it is buying just under 5% of The Stars Group, the parent company of PokerStars, for about $236 million. Both companies will offer real-money sports betting this fall in states where it...
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January 31, 2019 - 12:33 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — A bill before the Missouri Senate Thursday could legalize sports betting in the Show-Me State. Senator Denny Hoskins, the bill’s sponsor, says he estimates the proposed tax on sports betting would create anywhere between $6 and $21 million in revenue for education...
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January 04, 2019 - 2:53 pm
First, make sure you know what you're doing — and go in understanding that the odds against you.
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West Main Street leads right to the Capital in Jefferson City
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December 31, 2018 - 10:15 am
When the 2019 legislatives sessions begin, Republicans will control 61 of the 99 state legislative chambers (down from 66 before the November election) and will control both chambers in 30 states.
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Brian Kelly
October 17, 2018 - 10:07 am
Fairmount Park officials are keeping a close eye on a subcommittee meeting at the Illinois House of Representatives today. It's actually the second of two hearings on the matter of legal sports betting in the Land of Lincoln. Issues expected to be discussed include online gambling, casino expansion...
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Kentucky Oaks hopeful Rayya receives a bath after morning workouts at Churchill Downs.
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October 17, 2018 - 8:35 am
When it comes to betting on the outcome of a sporting event, Fairmount Park horse track in Collinsville has been doing it since 1925.
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FILE - This July 1, 2016, file photo shows Mega Millions lottery tickets on a counter at a Pilot travel center near Burlington, N.C. After nearly three months without a winner, the Mega Millions lottery game has climbed to an estimated $654 million jackpot. Unfortunately, even as the big prize for its drawing Tuesday night, Oct. 16, 2018, increases to the fourth-largest in U.S. history , the odds of matching all six numbers and winning the game don't improve. They're stuck at a miserable one in 302.5 million. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
October 15, 2018 - 11:57 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The fourth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history will be on the line as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game's $654 million jackpot. The grand prize for Tuesday night's drawing has grown so enormous because no one has won the jackpot since July 24. Although the...
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Slot machine 777 close up
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August 23, 2018 - 7:24 am
The push to allow slot machines at Illinois horse racing tracks is getting a new endorsement.
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August 09, 2018 - 10:24 am
The move comes after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in May, that loosened location limits on sports betting.
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